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What do we call disorders of the immune system that result in decreased host resistance to some types of infections?
Immunodeficiency Disorders. Pg.452
What is the main difference between primary and secondary immunodeficiency disorders?
Primary is inherited whereas secondary is acquired from disease, infection, nutritional defects, or aging. Pg.452
Which type of immunodeficiency disorder has the greatest frequency of PID?
Inherited B cell disorders. Pg.454
What is the most common of the B cell disorders?
Selective IgA deficiency. Pg.455
Recurrent sinopulmonary infection is a clinical feature of which PID?
Selective IgA deficiency. Pg.455
What is the prototypic inherited T cell disorder?
DiGeorge’s syndrome. Pg.456
SCID is due to which enzyme defect?
Arises from defects in lymphoid progenitor cells, signaling molecules, or enzymes essential for both T cell and B cell function. Pg.456
An X-linked PID that involves both T cell and B cells?
Wiskott Aldrich syndrome (WAS). Pg.457
Genetic mutations in this protein is responsible for WAS:
Wiskott Aldrich syndrome protein (WASP). Pg.457
What percentage of PID do phagocytic disorders represent?
20% Pg.458
What do we call disorders of the immune system that result in decreased host resistance to some types of infections?
Immunodeficiency Disorders. Pg.452
What is the main difference between primary and secondary immunodeficiency disorders?
Primary is inherited whereas secondary is acquired from disease, infection, nutritional defects, or aging. Pg.452
Which type of immunodeficiency disorder has the greatest frequency of PID?
Inherited B cell disorders. Pg.454
What is the most common of the B cell disorders?
Selective IgA deficiency. Pg.455
Recurrent sinopulmonary infection is a clinical feature of which PID?
Selective IgA deficiency. Pg.455
What is the prototypic inherited T cell disorder?
DiGeorge’s syndrome. Pg.456
SCID is due to which enzyme defect?
Arises from defects in lymphoid progenitor cells, signaling molecules, or enzymes essential for both T cell and B cell function. Pg.456
An X-linked PID that involves both T cell and B cells?
Wiskott Aldrich syndrome (WAS). Pg.457
Genetic mutations in this protein is responsible for WAS:
Wiskott Aldrich syndrome protein (WASP). Pg.457
What percentage of PID do phagocytic disorders represent?
20% Pg.458